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Old June 8th, 2012, 03:14 PM   #1

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Where to start, where to start...


I've always been fasinated European history. I've spent more than half my lifetime reading about it. Where's a good place to start in the histories of China, India, Japan, Khmer and other Asian powers?
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For starters I would recommend:
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